The countryside champions

Welcome to the Campaign to Protect Rural England Hampshire. We are a charity dedicated to the needs of the Hampshire community and striving for a beautiful, diverse and living countryside that everyone can value and enjoy.

March 2014 - We have moved! Please note our new telephone number and address on our contacts page.


What's Happening Near You?

Our various district groups monitor planning applications in their area, and campaign to protect and enhance the local countryside. They provide regular updates on their activities on their own group page...
> Check out your local group
wind turbines

Windfarm Proposals Refused

After months of campaigning with other groups, two proposals for windfarms - at Bullington and Woodmancott - have been refused by planning committees. Both would have spoilt views of Hampshire's open countryside...
> Read more
Save Our Countryside

Sign Our Charter!

Our reformed planning system is not working. The countryside is under threat from 500,000 new homes. CPRE has launched the Save Our Countryside Charter to better protect our countryside. We urge you to sign and write to your MP...
> Read more

cprese newsletter

CPRE South East

CPRE South East region publishes regular newsletters that cover the who region. Recent editions have articles on housebuilding, biodiversity, wind farms, housebuilding, HS2 and more...
> August 2014 Bulletin (PDF: 1,140K)
> Other CPRE SE Bulletins
Hampshire Views No 8

Spring/Summer Newsletter

Our Spring/Summer 2014 Autumn newsletter assesses the effect of the National Planning Policy Framework 2 years on. As usual there are updates on what our groups are doing around the county, plus much more...
> Download (13.9Mb PDF)
Light report

New Report on Lighting

CPRE has just published a new report on how England's local authorities deal with lighting in their areas. You may wish to urge your local councils to adopt the recommendations of the report....
> Read report (PDF: 3.4Mb)

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